Howard Earl Gardner (born July 11, 1943) is an American developmental psychologist ...

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Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences states not only do human beings have several different ways of learning and processing information, but these methods are relatively independent of one another: leading to multiple "intelligences" as opposed to a general intelligence factor among correlated abilities."If we synthesize information from several disciplines, ranging from anthropology to brain study, it emerges that human beings are better described as having several relatively independent information processing capacities, which I call the “multiple intelligences,”Gardner said in an interview with Asia's leading Education magazine Education Insider. Since 1999, Gardner has identified eight intelligences: linguistic, logic-mathematical, musical, spatial, bodily/kinesthetic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and naturalistic. Gardner is still considering a ninth, existential intelligence (the posing and pondering of "big questions"), but has not, as of yet, added it. He thinks it will have something to do with seeing what you're working with.

Howard Gardner
Born Howard Earl Gardner
July 11, 1943 (age 69)
Nationality American
Institutions Harvard University
Alma mater Harvard College
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